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Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas Explains Actions Against Zika Virus

Five ways to prevent the Zika Virus.
Five ways to prevent the Zika Virus. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mayor Richard Thomas detailed his action plan to prevent and combat Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.

His plan includes dispatching all city departments to address potential health hazards such as zombie homes, standing water, and significant overgrowth of grass and foliage; encouraging residents to clean up their properties and offering up a public hotline for residents to call with concerns.

See the graphic that shows five to prevent the Zika virus.

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